The advent of the new decade saw a massive rise in the number of students going abroad to pursue their higher education. The inner drive to experience something new and to take the road less travelled has pushed many youngsters to choose countries that haven't been previously on the global higher education space. One country that has been pushing above their weight and climbing up the global higher education hierarchy is Latvia. This previously unknown European country has been surprising everyone with the quality and innovations happening in its educational realm. The advancements made by the country in recent years haven't gone unnoticed and many aspiring international students are taking the opportunity to study in this European paradise lying on the shore of the Baltic Sea.
Operating with a dream to attract global attention to Latvian higher education is Liepaja University. A state university founded in 1954, Liepaja University is also the largest study and science centre in the western part of Latvia, in the vibrant cultural and sea city of Liepaja. Liepaja University is a symbol of education, science and culture of Liepaja and Kurzeme region that provides students with competitive, internationally recognized value-added education. The University strives to develop innovative research that ensures sustainability of social development, and economic knowledge development for the betterment of the world.
Diversified Program Portfolio
Understanding the dynamics of the changing industry scenario, the courses offered by Liepaja University are custom designed and developed to align perfectly with what the industry is looking for. We offer various courses in 28 different study programs implemented in four different faculties with the main study directions in Art and Technology, Engineering Science, and Languages. The most unique program that we offer is the joint professional master study program in 'New Media and Audiovisual Art' which is implemented together with RISEBA University. This is a highly recognized study program in Europe for its creative and interdisciplinary approach and practice-led studies. Similarly, recognized study programs are professional master study program in 'Eco-technologies', professional bachelor and master study program in 'Information Technology', academic bachelor study program in 'Computer Science', as well as an academic bachelor study program in 'European languages and Culture'. At Liepaja University, students acquire theory mixed with practice-based knowledge for becoming professional industry specialists who meet demand requirements of today's labor market', speaks Sintija Leigute, International Coordinator, Liepaja University.
"WE ARE SMALL IN SIZE BUT WITH AN ELEGANT SPIRIT" - RECTOR OF LIEPAJA UNIVERSITY DACE MARKUS"
With other educational institutions taking various methods to attract students, Liepaja University lets their students success do the talking. The University understands the importance of being innovative in the modern world and to be at the forefront of the technology curve, Liepaja University has been constantly tracking the changing industry scenarios and technological advancements. With the backing of their expert faculties, the University is also sure that the road ahead will be bright and to make sure that they cement their position as a premier global higher education institute, Liepaja University is also planning to adopt various measures that will also enable them to be the flag-bearer of Latvian higher education.
Internationalism to its Core
Liepaja University is a modern and multicultural university with new and advanced facilities such as library, laboratories such as art research laboratory (MPLab), speech and voice research laboratory, four scientific research institutes, and affordable and cozy student hostel. All these facilities enable the University to provide innovative and qualitative higher education to its students. "Our courses are developed as per the European standards and the courses are fully taught in English. Owing to our domain expertise, we have been able to create our courses in such a way that it takes into consideration the market scenarios of both the local and international labor markets. We provide personalized care and mentoring services to our students at an affordable price so that everyone can have quality higher education. Apart from that, aspiring students can also avail scholarships that again reduces the financial burden of their education", says, Sintija.
The University has various programs to assist international students and make their transition to the Latvian culture and the University campus as smooth as possible. Liepaja University is well known for its good reputation among students, entrepreneurs, international companies, and higher education institutions in Europe. Due to more than 100 international university partnerships, it gives a chance for students to get an international study and work experience through Erasmus+ program, where students study or do an internship after graduation for one year in Europe or outside Europe. Operating with the vision to excel in the global higher education domain, Liepaja University makes sure that they leave no stones unturned when it comes to providing the best learning circumstances for their students.